South Padre Island, TX

January 6th, 2022|Texas|

South Padre Island used to be a beautiful, desolate place where native Karankawa Indians, migratory birds, and sea turtles were the only residents. The Island was granted to Nicolás Ballí from King Carlos of Spain [...]

Plan C for New Year!

December 31st, 2021|Texas|

We're in El Paso, Texas, which has 300+ days of sunshine per year, except for TODAY. Plan A was to go to Phoenix, which we ditched for bad weather. Plan B was to go to [...]

Texas, y’all

March 31st, 2018|Texas|

Austin is on the short list for Amazon's HQ2.  Things in common with Seattle:  tech savvy workforce, clean and green dog-friendly city, health conscious populace, and new high rise offices and condos.  Oh - and [...]

George W. Bush Library in Dallas

May 19th, 2016|Texas|

We make it a point to see many Presidential Libraries, regardless of politics.   Their purpose is clearly to cherry pick, polish and present their administration in the most flattering of lights.  The unprecedented media [...]